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    • Winslow looking westward from tanks to east of second round house

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    • Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe, Railway Company; Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe, Railway Company - History; Railroads - Arizona; Railroads - New Mexico; Railroads - Southwest - History
    • from Apache Ave. & roundhouse / shop area, panorama looking south to north; shows original Harvey House; main line & yard looking west with freight house, ice plant in the distance, round house #2 & it's power plant in the foreground.; 47.5 inches...
    • Soleri Amphitheater Groundbreaking Ceremony May 4, 1995

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    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.); Soleri, Paolo, 1919-
    • Architect and sculptor Paolo Soleri at groundbreaking ceremony for the Soleri Amphitheater at Glendale Community College (GCC) in Glendale, Arizona on May 04, 1995. See related articles in student newspaper, The Voice: May 08, 1995, p.1; October...
    • September 9

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    • Jewelers--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1956, Grunewald-Adams Jewelers celebrated its 60th anniversary in Tucson. This undated photo show husband and wife Arthur and Abbey Grunewald in their store.
    • September 8

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    • Geronimo, Apache chief, 1829-1909
    • Geronimo and his band were assembled and marched from Fort Bowie to Bowie Station on this date in 1886 where they boarded trains bound for Florida. This photo shows Geronimo, first row third from right, and Chief Naiche, first row third from left,...
    • September 7

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    • Fort McDowell (Ariz.)--Photographs
    • On this date in 1865, Camp McDowell was established by five companies of California Volunteers and named for Major General Irwin McDowell. This undated photo shows store employees and Sutters Store which was at the camp. On the the far right is...
    • September 6

    • Burns, J. Robert
    • Educators--Arizona
    • Mae Don was the first Chinese-American teacher hired in Tucson District No. 1 on this date in 1941. This photo shows Don, far left, at a 1937 planning meeting for a benefit dance for war refugees in China.
    • September 5

    • Buehman Studios
    • Rialto Theater (Tucson, Ariz.)--Photographs
    • After being closed for two years, the Rialto Theater reopened, creating jobs for 25 Tucsonans on this date in 1933.
    • September 4

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Navajo Indians--Photographs--20th century
    • On this date in 1924, the first Arizona Indian cast his ballot under the provisions of a congressional act granting citizenship to Native Americans. This undated photograph shows Navajo voters.
    • September 30

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    • Neal, William
    • On this date in 1936, William Neal died at age 87. Neal carried mail between Tucson and Mammoth for 42 years and built the Mountain View Hotel at Oracle in 1894. This photo, taken sometime in the 1890s, shows Neal with a wagon in front of the Park...
    • September 3

    • Tucson Citizen
    • Drag racing--Arizona--Tucson
    • Dragsters converged on Tucson on this date in 1967 for the Arizona State Drag Championships at the Tucson Dragway on Houghton Road. This photograph indicates admission was $3.
    • September 29

    • Buehman Studios
    • Grocers--Arizona--Tucson
    • Douglas & Sons grocers served five Tucson neighborhoods on this date in 1932. This photo shows shoppers in one of the stores circa 1930.
    • September 28

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    • Greenway, Isabella, 1886-1953
    • Then-governor Franklin Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor received an enthusiastic welcome at the ranch of Jack and Isabella Greenway in Williams, Arizona, on this date in 1932.
    • September 27

    • Pitting, Walter
    • Lemmon, Mount (Ariz.)--History
    • On this date in 1929, more than 200 horned toads were entered in a race sponsored by the Tucson Lions Club to raise funds for the construction of a road to Mt. Lemmon. More than $2,000 was collected. This 1937 photo shows the controlled road...
    • September 26

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    • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum received its millionth visitor on this date in 1958. This undated photo shows a gathering of visitors at the museum.
    • September 25

    • Tucson Citizen
    • El Conquistador Hotel (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Demolition of the old El Conquistador Hotel began on this date in 1968. This 1968 photograph shows the Tucson landmark being torn down.
    • September 24

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    • Crime--Arizona--Tucson
    • Louise Foucar Marshall on this date in 1931 was acquitted of murder charges in the shooting death of her husband. Marshall, seen in this undated portrait, was the first woman professor at the University of Arizona, a successful businesswoman and...
    • September 23

    • Buehman Studios
    • Airports--Arizona--Tucson
    • Col. Charles A. Lindbergh arrived in Tucson in his plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" on this date in 1927 to dedicate the Tucson Municipal Airport. Large crowds turned out to catch a glimpse of the famous aviator.
    • September 22

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    • World War, 1914-1918--Draft resisters--Arizona
    • On this date in 1917, the Nogales jail was overflowing with prisoners as draft dodgers from many states are trapped in the border city. This circa 1915 photograph shows a view of the border in Nogales.
    • September 21

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    • Carrillo Elementary School (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1930, Carrillo School was dedicated. This undated photo shows the school which is now a magnet school in the Tucson Unified School District.
    • September 20

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    • Arizona--History
    • On this day in 1935, copper mines boosted production and job rolls were increased by 6,000 workers. This circa 1890 photograph shows workers at the Old Dominion copper smelter in Globe with molten copper flowing into forms.
    • September 19

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    • Yaqui Indians--History
    • A new law on this date in 1978 recognized Yaquis as an official tribe. This undated picture shows the Yaqui Community Center in the Old Pascua neighborhood in Tucson.
    • September 18

    • Buehman Studios
    • Plague
    • The first case of bubonic plague ever found in Arizona was found in Yuma on this date in 1929. This undated photo shows a street in downtown Yuma.
    • September 17

    • Buehman Studios
    • Veterans' hospitals--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1927, a contract was awarded for the construction of the U.S. Veterans' Hospital in Tucson. This photo shows a courtyard in the completed structure circa 1930.
    • September 16

    • Buehman Studios
    • Parades--Arizona--Tucson
    • Tucsonans gathered on this date in 1928 to celebrate the anniversary of Mexico's independence from Spain. This photo shows the parade that was held for the event.
    • September 15

    • Newcomer, E. D.
    • Air pilots--Arizona--Photographs
    • The tri-motored Fokker plane named "Arizonan" owned by Southwest Air Service and piloted by Jack Frye, an aviation pioneer, set an altitude record of 23,200 feet on this date in 1929. This photograph shows Frye (left) in 1928 at the Phoenix Airport...
    • September 14

    • Atlantic and Pacific Photograph Company
    • Baseball--Arizona--History
    • On this date in 1899 the Tucson Grays, shown in this circa 1902 photo, were scheduled to play a game against a Los Angeles team. The Grays were not in a regular league, but played games with teams from Arizona towns and military bases as well as...
    • September 13

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    • Shrines--Arizona--Photographs
    • The Tucson Landmarks Association acquired the site of the Wishing Shrine, or El Tiradito, on Main Street on this date in 1926. This undated photo shows a woman sitting in front of the shrine.
    • September 12

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    • Apache Kid, b. ca. 1860
    • On this date in 1893, cattlemen and farmers of Cochise County were warned to go armed at all times as the Apache Kid was believed to be in the area. This circa 1888 photograph shows the Apache Kid as he appeared while a he was a prisoner in Globe....
    • September 11

    • Wallace, Norman G.
    • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
    • President Franklin D. Roosevelt pressed a button in Washington, D.C., on this date in 1936 and 12 huge valves opened at Hoover Dam to generate the first electrical power produced by the dam. This photo shows the water on that day shooting out of...
    • September 10

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    • Tuberculosis patients--Arizona
    • The Tucson City Council on this date in 1907 passed an ordinance forbidding tuberculosis patients or other health seekers from erecting tents within city limits. As a result, a city of tents springs up outside Tucson. This photo shows a "lungers"...
    • September 1

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    • University of Arizona--Student housing
    • The University of Arizona cut room and board fees on this date in 1921 to $25 a month. This undated photo shows an early dormitory room on campus.
    • Photograph of William J. Flake

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph of William J. Flake. After Henry Huning purchased Corydon Cooley's Ranch in 1888, he attempted to extend his empire by fencing North and East of the Show Low Valley. In 1901 the railroad contested his right to fence the open land...
    • Photograph of the Stratton Trading Post

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    • Structures: Building: Store
    • B&W Photograph of Stratton Trading Post. James A. Stratton opened the Trading Post in about 1942 on what was (and still is) the main street in Show Low, just down from Bill's Bar. Service was mainly a restaurant and gas station, but for a while...
    • Photograph of The Old LDS Church

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photograph
    • B&W Photograph of the first ward building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Show Low Ward. Prior to 1915, the LDS meeting place was one of the original buildings of Cooley and Huning, a barn that belonged to Bishop James C....
    • Photograph of the Huning Bunkhouse

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph of Henry Huning's bunkhouse, located on the west side of Show Low Creek, first sheltered the ranch hands of Cooley's Ranch. As the ranch passed from Cooley to Huning, and then from Huning to the Mormon pioneers, Willard and Emma...
    • Photograph of Niels Samuel Hansen

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • 5.5" x 7" B&W Photograph of Niels Samuel Hansen, the father of Lakeside, AZ. While living in Show Low in 1903, Niels Hansen surveyed the ditch that brought water down from Lakeside with his homemade water level instrument. The instrument used...
    • Photograph of Logging by Horses

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photograph
    • B&W Photograph of early logging by horses. Sawmills began operating in the White Mountains around 1880, making lumber and shingles to build houses for early settlers. Logs were first hauled by team and wagon, and then brought in by train.
    • Photograph of Lillie and George Woolford

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photograph
    • B&W Photograph of Lillie and George Woolford taken on October 30, 1909 in Pinetop on their honeymoon. Lillie Hall Woolford met George Woolford at a dance while she was working for the B.I.A. in Whiteriver. Two young Indian girls she worked with...
    • Photograph of Guests at Cooley Ranch

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph believed to be taken at Cooley ranch, south of Show Low in 1909. From left to right: Corydon E. Cooley, man in wagon behind Cooley is believed to be, George Smalley, a reporter for the Arizona Republican, Ernest Lewis, an...
    • Photograph of Freight Wagons

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph of Freight Wagons. Freighting was the occupation of many men who needed to supplement their living as subsistence farmers. Freight was hauled from Holbrook, where the railroad went through, to the stores in the communities of...
    • Photograph of four-room school house built in 1919

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photograph
    • B&W Photograph of four-room school built in 1919 to upgrade from the old church house where school was previously held. There were three teachers, one per room, and the fourth room was used for band or orchestra. By 1926, grades included to the...
    • Photograph of Early Logging Train

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph of Early Logging Train. In the early days, lumbering, ranching and freighting were the only industries on the mountain. Lumbering camps owned by Southwest Forest Industries, such as Standard, sprang up into towns and then...
    • Photograph of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Sydney Woolford

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photograph
    • Color-enhanced Portrait of Dr. Joseph Sydney and Clara Sarah Evans Woolford. Dr. Woolford was the first doctor in Apache County. Clara was a nurse when they met while working at a Northern California mining hospital. They returned to his New...
    • Photograph of Cooley Ranch house

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    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • Located at Indian Pine, this two-story, nine-room frame ranch house was a government forage station, important telegraph office for Fort Apache and hospitality house for freighters, soldiers, diplomats and a variety of other visitors traveling...
    • Performing Arts Center Grand Opening November 13, 1977

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    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.) -- History (1970-1979); Performing Arts Center (Glendale, AZ.); Waltrip, John; Roberston, Robert; Butler, Jeremy; Hitchcock, Barbara
    • Grand Opening of the Performing Arts Center at Glendale Community College (GCC) at Glendale, AZ on November 13, 1977. Dignitaries from L to R: Maricopa Governing Board Members Robert Robertson, Jeremy Butler, Barbara Hitchcock; GCC President, ...
    • Performing Arts Center Grand Opening November 13, 1977

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    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.) -- History (1970 - 1979)
    • Attendants at Performing Arts Center Grand Opening at Glendale Community College (GCC) at Glendale, Arizona on November 13, 1977. Exterior view from S to N shows architectural design that echoes original 1965 design of the campus.
    • Performing Arts Center Grand Opening November 13, 1977

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    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.); Overson, M. Peter
    • Theater Director and faculty member M. Peter Overson cuts the cake at the GCC Performing Arts Center Grand Opening at Glendale Community College (GCC) in Glendale, Arizona. The cake is dated November 13, 1977.
    • Sodium Products Corporation, Camp Verde, Yavapai County

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    • Mining--Arizona; Mining--History; Salt Deposits; Geology; Verde Valley
    • Geologic reports complete with maps. Black and white panoramic photographs of Sodium Products Corp. mines. Best practices for harvesting sodium sulfate salts, ca. 1920.
    • October 9

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    • St. Michael's Mission to the Navajo (Saint Michaels, Ariz.)
    • St. Michael's Mission, in a converted trading post building, was blessed and officially dedicated on this date in 1898. This undated photograph shows a hogan at St. Michael's.
    • October 8

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    • Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    • On this date in 1878, the Southern Pacific Railroad received a charter from the Territory of Arizona and permission to cross the military reservation at Yuma. This photo, dated 1877, shows crews completing a railroad bridge across the Colorado at...

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